Point Pleasant, West Virginia: Grave of Mad Ann Bailey

Called "mad" by the Shawnee, who felt her wrath after they killed her husband in Point Pleasant. She was dug up and reburied here in 1901. Her modern tombstone was unveiled in 2002.
Address:
1 Main St., Point Pleasant, WV
Directions:
At the southwest end of Main St., on the north side of in Tu-Endie-Wei State Park, near the flood wall.
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Ann Bailey.

Frontier Heroine Mad Ann

Heroine of the Revolutionary War, Mad Ann Bailey also brought the first copper still and geese to the Ohio River valley.

[Stephen Francia, 06/12/2020]

Ann was called "mad" by the Shawnee Indians, who felt her wrath after they killed her husband in Point Pleasant. She died in 1825, and was dug up and reburied here in 1901. Her modern tombstone was unveiled in 2002.


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